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On the Path to Better Health . Mary Collins, Director, BC Healthy Living Alliance Secretariat. On the Path to Better Health . Objective: Celebrate BCHLA’s 10-year anniversary Take stock of the progress to date Look forward to the decade ahead . On the Path to Better Health.

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On the Path to Better Health

Mary Collins, Director,

BC Healthy Living Alliance Secretariat


On the Path to Better Health

  • Objective:

    • Celebrate BCHLA’s 10-year anniversary

    • Take stock of the progress to date

    • Look forward to the decade ahead


On the Path to Better Health

  • Part One: Celebrating BCHLA’s 10 Year Journey

  • Part Two: Where Are We On The Path?

    • CD Incidence: Heart Disease, Lung Cancer and Diabetes

    • Protective and Risk Factors

    • Connection with Mental Health

    • The Health Gap

  • Part Three: Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Approaches: universal -> targeted


  • First Nations Perspective on Health & Wellness


    Hypertension


    Heart Diseases


    Diabetes


    Provincial Distribution of Chronic Disease


    Smoking


    Vegetable and Fruit Consumption


    Physical Activity


    Overweight and Obesity


    The Physical and Mental Health Connection

    “[Mental illness] and chronic disease are frequently associated; the evidence, course, and outcomes are affected by the presence of the others.”

    - CDC (US) Public Health Action Plan to Integrate Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention with Chronic Disease Prevention 2011-2015


    The Health Gap

    • British Columbians who live in our poorest communities are between 24% and 91% more likely to die early from:

      • cancer (24%),

      • respiratory diseases (53%),

      • circulatory diseases (65%) and

      • diabetes (91%).


    On the Path to Better Health

    • Part Three: Where do we go from here?

      • Tobacco Control – lessons and new areas

      • Healthier Communities

      • Supporting Healthier Eating

      • Alcohol Moderation

      • Closing the Health Gap


    On the Path to Better Health

    • Part Three: Where do we go from here?

      • Place-based Approaches and Social Pediatrics

      • A Healthy Start in Life

      • Settings: Schools and Workplaces

      • First Nations

      • Information Technology

      • Whole of Government, Whole of Society


    Thank-you!

    Questions?

    www.bchealthyliving.ca

    [email protected]

    @bchealthyliving


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